ATHENS — After a loss to No. 7 Tallahassee yesterday in the Budke/Serna Thanksgiving Classic, the Highlassies didn’t fare any better Saturday afternoon.

Holding a one-point lead heading into the fourth quarter, McLennan Community College was outscored by Panola 23-17 in the fourth to fall to the Fillies 76-71.

Jaylonn Walker led MCC with 22 points and Velma Mitchell scored 20. Nadia Hayes rounded out the Highlassies in double figures with 15 points. Mitchell recorded the double-double by pulling down 10 rebounds.

The Highlassies return to action Monday, hosting Blinn at 5:30 p.m. before wrapping up the fall portion of the schedule against the Australian Travel Team at 2 p.m. Dec. 2 at The Highlands.

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